On February 12, she posted a photo of herself and her mother on the red carpet of this year's Academy Awards and wrote in the caption: 'This is a better one of my stunning mama date!'
'Way better date than a seat filler! (for those of who you have sent me sweet uplifting messages you know what I mean),' she added.
On February 15 a fan tweeted an illustration of Chelsea with Taika, and wrote: 'I present a portrait of Chelsea Winstanley and her husband.'
The producer replied: 'It’s nice to be recognized but even better to not be associated by name,' along with the hashtag '#notmyhusband.'
The former couple, who were last photographed together at a Golden Globes party in January after working together on the film Jojo Rabbit - which he directed and she produced, share two daughters; seven-year-old Te Hinekāhu and four-year-old Matewa Kiritapu.